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, and he was just talked to obama the other day before for two hours, and said, you no, he's gone from bullets to tanks to aircraft to rockets, scud rockets and now to chemicals. he's escalating and testing our limits. and he's crossing all our red lines and until we do something, he'll keep escalating. so i think there will be some move. the first move would obviously be to get off the dime and actually help arm the rebels and -- so they can take out -- or at least protect themselve from syrian air power. gwen: does it seem like a turning point to you, martha? >> it does not. as a matter of fact. i think it's supposed to be a turning point. and we've heard president obama talk about this again and again. there will be enormous consequences if this is a red line. but it looks to me like it's still a rather gray line. what you hear is it's got to be a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or today, a systematic use of chemical weapons. they definitely -- gwen: hearing all these caveat phrases. >> he does not want to go into syria. he does not want to own syria because he knows v
the biggest names in politics and hollywood. the featured speakers, president obama and talk show host conan o'brien. we'll have it live for you starting with the red carpet arrivals. we'll also show you some of the ctivities going around the district today. we're going to look at some of the speechers from past correspondence dinners. we'll start with 1993, that was the first year that c-span broadcasted the event, the speaker was elayne booler. >> thank you, thank you, mr. mrs. clinton. thank you for coming. i'm so grateful to have opportunity to entertain you since you have entertained me on c-span so many times. i love c-span. it is like lawmakers in their natural habitat. it is like wild kingdom but with congressman. now a debate on wheat. [laughter] trying to get my cards -- i never work with cards. this is incredible to be here. i was raised in brooklyn, new york in a lower class -- thank you. a predominantly jewish family and this room is slightly less ornate than may parents' dining room. i went to the beauty shop and got my hair trimmed and i went to the barber and had my legs shaved
? >> doing all right. your lead story talking about president obama's et putti house democrats in a tough spot. how is that helping? >> health care's become a problem in general for democrats right now if you think about it in two different areas. one, the budget that the president put forward does go after entitlement spending in a specific way which you talk about a lot on this show. for house democrats, they feel like running off the election that complicates their lives because they like to attack republicans for trying to reduce spending on entitlement programs. that's one box. there's a new poll out this morning by the kaiser foundation that shows that support for the obama health care law has dropped eight points. it's now at about 34%. and you saw in the debate last night where she was distancing herself from the obama health care law. i think there's a lot of democrats worried that the implementation has been very difficult, unpopular, particularly for small business owners and it could be very problematic for them in off-year elections, much like it was in 2010. >> i read a "wal
, if not tougher, than the bush people. >> narrator: no one in the obama administration would talk to frontline about top secret america. but the president had reauthorized almost all of the dark side operations. greystone-- the hunt for bin laden and al-qaeda-- continued. >> authorities were continued that we were originally granted by president bush beginning shortly after 9/11. those were all picked up, reviewed and endorsed by the obama administration. >> narrator: at home, the president decided to expand the growth of top secret america. >> they've done nothing to roll it back. they've done very little to look inside of it, to say what is it that works, what doesn't work, what do we really need, and in this time of economic hardship, what don't we need? >> narrator: the president understood the political realities. >> there's going to be a terrorist strike some day, and when there is, if you've reduced the terrorism budget, the other party, whoever the other party is at the time, is going to say that you were responsible for the terrorist strike because you cut back the budget. and so it's
morning. it's finally friday. right now on "first look", president obama is in mexico talking syria. the first woman ever on the fbi's list of most wanted terrorists. so much for spring. parts of minnesota, wisconsin and wyoming are digging their way out of up to 15 inches of snow. >>> plus the boston marathon bombers originally targeted the 4th of july. and a warning to all drivers. be careful when approaching the pay tolls. >>> good morning. hundreds of residents are being ordered out
at about 10:00 eastern. up next, we will take you to the 50 minute news conference, president obama talking to the news reporters in the press room. president obama: hello, everybody. hello. good afternoon -- or good morning, everybody. i am here to answer questions in honor of ed henry, as he wraps up his tenure as president of the white house correspondents' association. ed, because of that, you get the first question. congratulations. >> thank you, sir. i really appreciate that. and i hope we can go back to business and being mad at each other in a little bit. president obama: i'm not mad at you. >> ok. thank you. i appreciate it. president obama: you may be mad at me. [laughter] >> i'm not. [laughter] a couple questions on national security. on syria, you said that the red line was not just about chemical weapons being used but being spread, and it was a game changer, seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be suggesting that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you don't take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors of that terror
't know why people don't have faith and -- >> is not a right wing talking point. president obama himself. >> it is not just that obama decided not to do it. what happened was, when he said he would bring him here to manhattan to try the case, congress passed a law that said he could not close guantanamo. he does not have that option available to him. it does not mean it was right. >> we have to it and it. good to have your voice in this debate. thank you. coming up the latest captives held by north korea, 15 years hard label innate labor camp. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. lookin' good, flo! feelin' good! feelin' real good! [ engine revs ] boat protection people love. now, that's progressive. call or click today. ♪ male narrator: there's something positive being generated in california. when ordinary energy is put in the hands of extraordinary people, amazing things happe
to life in prison. >> it's not a right wing talking point when president obama himself hasn't released these people. >> it's not just that obama decided not to do it. >> nobody jumps up and down and gets hysterical about it. >> congress passed a law that said he couldn't close guantanamo. >> it doesn't mean it was right. >> we've got to end it. it's good to have your voice in this debate. the latest held captive by north korea. he's been sentenced 15 years to hard labor. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ this is a stunning work of technology. ♪ this is the 2013 lexus es and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. are proven to be effective pain relievers tylenol works by blocking pain signals to your brain bayer back & body's dual action formula includes aspirin, which blocks pain at the site. try the power of bayer back & body. i'm just red carpets and big spectacles. but that's only the beginning. i have more than one red carpet. i like all sorts of spectacles. from the grandiose to the impromptu... to the completely unexpecte
's not a right wing talking point when president obama himself hasn't released these people. >> i didn't say that. it's because they've made it very difficult. i agree with you. we should have done. >> it's not just that obama decided not to do it. >> nor has he put them on trial in military tribunal. >> nobody jumps up and down and gets hysterical about it. bring him here to try the case, congress pass add law that said he couldn't close guantanamo. it doesn't mean it was right. >> it's just not american. >> we've got to end it. it's good to have your voice in this debate. the latest held captive by north korea. he's been sentenced 15 years to hard labor in a labor camp. we'll talk with him. held five months until president clinton secured her release. she'll join the panel, next. çtoooowl >>> looking at a live shot in istanbul. you can join the conversation by tweeting us, we'll be right back. >>> seoul, south korea, almost noon. the united states is now demanding the release of an american citizen who's been sentenced today to 15 years hard labor in a north korean prison camp. we don't know
took it to maureen dowd. charlie pierce and i talked about how irritating this article was. obama took note of a column by maureen dowd who criticized the white house for not deploying pitbull legislative aides to depict votes liking michael douglas did in the movie the american president. no one likes the world to be more like the american president than me. >> we don't know the difference. >> stephanie: exactly my point, jim. obama joked michael what's your secret? could it be you were an actor in an alan sorkin liberal fantasy? [ applause ] thank you. we talk to hot brie, melissa fitzgerald about this. some people go oh, why isn't it like the west wing? because it's not written by alan sorkin. republicans don't get their lines from alan sorkin. they're douche nozzles. 45 minutes after the hour. i'm in a state today. >> are you! you need some smelling salts and a fainting couch? >> stephanie: i haven't even gotten started on the plan b thing. 45 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> this is the dirtiest show -- [ laughter ] >> i have ever been on in al
beat president obama on the issue of government spending. just don't talk about medicare, and don't talk about social security. but you can talk about government spending. many republicans would then add to that don't talk about national defense, the pentagon budget should also be off limits. the problem with that thinng is you have now exempted the three largest parts of the federal budget from your critique of federal spending. so so these are sort of the divisions and the conflicts and the contradictions that i think any serious proponent of limited government has to contend with. i think there's been a sort of this view that's been propounded that limited government is impossible. anarchists even make this argument, and i would argue -- i would counter to you that limited government is possible but difficult. the fact that there has been limited government in the united states government was a fairly limited government for 150 years even after the progressive era, even after the civil war where there was some government growth, and there were some impediments to government gro
those stories. we are talking to you about your view of president obama's second term. let's get to the catskills, new york, republican line. caller: i was going to comment on the middle east. wants to closee guantanamo bay is got backfire. what is going on in the middle east with a iran and israel, egypt, the moslem brotherhood syria, is turning into a tinderbox. israel will do something with iran soon and we will need that prison opened. host: troy, alabama, independent line. confused ande get they need to go back to school. with people'sicks minds the way you screen calls. if you look at what the president said yesterday, you look at article one of the constitution, section 7 -- it will explain to the job of the president and the congress. the congress is supposed to come up with devyn and the president is supposed to sign the bills. if the house and senate did their job, they are not doing it and they are embarrassing america. they don't know anything. all your callers don't know anything. you'll find the right answers if you read and you will see the truth. all these comment
soon? bill: stuart, thanks. see you 9:20, fbn. make it a great week. talk to you later. stuart varney there. martha if. martha: president obama is set to tap the mayor of charlotte, north carolina to run the transportation department. his name is anthony foxx. a white house official says that announcement could come later today. earlier this month, mayor foxx announced he would not seek reelection for mayor of charlotte. he wanted to spend more time with his children. he will be the first african-american nominee in the president's second cabinet. maybe spend more time in washington with them there. bill: but he has got his hands full with the transportation thing and security we talked about. martha: big job. bill: furloughs and all that stuff. martha: yeah. bill: just getting rolling, folks on a monday. there is dangerous flooding affecting more than a dozen states already and more rain is in the forecast. we'll show you where and how bad it is and how bad might be for millions of people. martha: look at this. a powerful explosion in a busy city center. we'll tell you what caused th
to come back to the issue of president bush's legacy but the security threats facing president obama as well. i was in dallas covering the dedication of the bush presidential library and i had a chance to catch up with former bri british prime minister tony blair to talk about his thoughts on the middle east, the bush legacy, and some of the big foreign policy tests now facing president obama. you are in this pivot point politically of being so closely associated with president clinton politically, the new labor party, at a time he was refashioning the democratic party. and yet your legacy will forever also be intwined with president bush and his response to the war on terror. it's a very interesting place in political history. >> there was a british prime minister when he was once asked what is the toughest thing about being prime minister he said events, dear boy, events. what happens is something comes of a game-changing nature or world-changing anywnature like and everything changes. i was very closely associated with president clinton and still have a good and strong relationshi
washington journal, the former director of national intelligence talks , the intelligence sharing syrian civil war and president obama's upcoming trip to mexico. than more about the presidents latin america triplett also includes coastal --latin america trip which also includes coast that regarsta rica. .e'll talk live on c-span everyday at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> tonight, pores of the george w. bush and ronald reagan presidential libraries -- tours of the george w. bush and model reagan presidential libraries. then later the military use of drones. >>. people think she did not participate much. that is not true. she was very involved. her own bedroom upstairs right across from the president's office. she was always able to hear. she was very active. she read daily newspapers and bought it from points of view to the president and was able to calm him down. and she was the grandmother of the house as well as taking care of her daughters and grandchildren. >> eliza johnson, now available on our website, c-span.org /firstladies. tune in next monday on first lady julia grant. today, the bush p
the term that president obama and unions use. so dpaif talked about the neutrality agreement. it wasn't neutrality agreement. it gave the information to the unions. it fobbing away the right to a secret ballot. the employee free choice act. it's not free choice. that would have taken away the right to a secret ballot and imposed mandatory arbitration, mandatory arbitration on our unions and firms. finally official time i wrote an article about official time in today's clear market.com. official time is time that government workers spend not working for the government, but working for their union. there are 35 people at the department of transportation when spend all their days, not doing anything for the federal government but only working for the union. 17 much these are air traffic controllers. 16 of these air traffic controllers are being paid six figure salvation army. for some reason, it's called official time. george would have loved it. he would have loved dave's book. which you should buy. thank you for inviting me. [applause] >> let me start off, dave, ynt tell you how import
quite a bit on encouraging green technology. we of course, the whole drama that republicans talked a lot about the presidential campaign is an example of, you know, conservatives say democrats run amok and give all this federal money to green initiatives. the obama administration has done about as much as it can to move some of these issues along against the headwind coming out of capitol hill. have they absolutely grabbed the issue of climate change and pushed it to where they wanted to? no. they tried to do the carbon tax in the early days of the administration, and it passed the house that was then controlled by democrats and ended in the senate. i know you get frustrated with the president not pushing hard enough, but there is a certain level of political reality that this white house has to deal with and it can't press something that is not going to go. if republicans are that opposed he has to figure out ways to work around them and he is with other green initiatives that have borne some truth. cenk: i admit it you win. it's a range. on the key stone pile line, he can make a decisi
who have been killed, which is fairly small, is an issue for the administration. we're talking about weapons of mass destruction. this wasn't mass destruction. so, i think that's a game assad is playing that makes it more difficult for president obama. >> what would he would be hoping, congresswoman, he tries a few chemical weapons, america and the rest of the world doesn't respond, and that demoralizes the opposition. how far would you go to support more military action? >> no country in the region wants boots on the ground. we had king abdullah come to the united states, what he was asking for was help with a political situation, russia is in a position to help pressure assad, and i think that he has to go. i don't think there's any question about that. but, i think that all of these options have to be looked at, because the day after, the day after assad, is the day that these chemical weapons could be at risk, that if we don't address the growing sectarian that is there, and help the people who are more moderate, we could be in bigger, even bigger trouble the day after. >> i want
obama will try to get more substance from president pena nieto. host: we are talking about the president's trip to mexico and costa rica. 202-585-3880 for democrats. 202-585-3881 for republicans. you can send an e-mail. our guest is carl meachem, from americas program director. he worked on the senate floor foreign relations committee with senator richard lugar and he worked on the staff of two democratic senators. he was the cuban affairs bureau official at the department of state. he received his master's degree from american university and columbia university. the first call for him comes from dale in st. charles, missouri on the democrats' line. caller: we have been vacationing >> mexico for over 20 years. live to the white house for announcements from president obama. [applause] >> thank you. good morning, everybody. please have a seat. my top priority as president is to grow the economy, create good, middle-class jobs, make sure the next generation prospers. in a few minutes, i will be departing the white house that will promote that priority. one of our largest economic partners,
. president clinton, president bush, barack obama have always supported an integrated russia. where we've diverged is the methods they use. sometimes very savage to put down that rebellion. >> so how do you -- it's just amazing to me to be talking about exchanging intelligence information with vladimir putin. when you think putin used to -- i still think kgb and i don't have a great warm feeling about the kgb. so how do you go about assessing information from a country whom in earlier years was really a sworn enemy? >> well, we faced this issue with a lot of countries where we may not agree on methods, we may not agree on political objectives, but there are areas we do have agreement like terrorism. we have shared information wtd with the chinese when it relates to extremists who may be hostile to china and the u.s. pakistan is not a model state that we share information. you have to be careful in how you share and what you share, but it's a mistake to turn our backs on countries we don't always agree with when they may have a commonality in the interest of saving lives. >> let me show
support to pull the rest of the world world.r to bring host: if you like to call and talk with nicholas burn, here are the numbers. host: let's listen to president obama speaking yesterday about this very issue. [video clip] >> i have invested in trying to bring about a solution inside of syria. obviously, there are options that are available that are on the shelf right now that we have not deployed. that's a spectrum of options. as early as last year i asked the pentagon, our military, our intelligence officials to prepare for me what options might be available. i won't go into details of what the options might be but you'll clearly -- that would be an escalation in our view of the threat to the security of international community, our alley lies and the united states and that means and this that means there are some options that we might not other exercise that we would strongly consider. host: president obama speaking yesterday. u.p.i. has a story saying that the president is close to deciding in giving aid to the syria rebels and will make a decision within weeks. what would arming
searched on monday and tuesday of this week. during that search, reporters had a chance to talk to him. he said he had nothing to do with those ricin-laced letters that were sent to president obama and to members of congress. he said he was being framed, eventual essentially, by the first person arrested. here is what he had to say. >> i have nothing to do with those letters the person accused of sending those letters, her defense attorney or his defense attorney said -- steered them in my direction because i was probably an easy target. >> reporter: now we do know that dutschke is known to authorities, the mugshot we are showing you, craig is from a prior arrest. if convicted, he faces life in prison. these are very serious charges. white house officials tell me that president obama has been made aware of this arrest. at this point, they are not releasing any other reaction. this all started in the dates after the boston bombing. that is when these ricin-laced letters were intercepted at an offsite mail facility. so they never got close to president obama or to members of congress. obviou
will. >> the country will be a generous country. >> up close to president obama at 9:00 p.m. >> that's a good special. look at his face when high talked about the grand daughter. that is special. >> that is retirement for you. he's painting now and much more of that . the bush library opening its doors this week . the big celebration with george bush . jimmy cart yer bill clinton all there celebrating . watch that tonight and we get a behind the scenes look fory george bush. >> we haven't heard a lot from him. laying low and his approval ratings are up and doubling since leaving . that is one very, very nice thing to say about him. can't wait until 9:00. we'll get to the rest of the headlines and the plane landing gear fund found behind the controversial mosque site is a boeing 787. this serial number on the wreckage is not unique to the part or plane meaning that it probably can't be traced back to a pacific jet. they will begin to check for human remains on tuesday. justice stephen breyer is recovering after undergoing how oldir surge rye. investigators say he will make a full reco
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